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The Maritime and Supply Chain Management program is designed to provide students with an integrated working knowledge of maritime operations and supply chain management. It is the only undergraduate major of its kind east of the Mississippi River and graduates will be able to meet the needs of regional, national and international shipping, transportation and distribution industries. Students may choose either the maritime management concentration or supply chain management concentration.
ODU's proximity to the Port of Virginia and its thriving maritime industry makes it an ideal place to study maritime and supply chain management.
Maritime and Supply Chain Management majors are encouraged to participate in ODU's two-week summer Port Study Abroad Program, alternating each year between Europe and Asia.
The ODU Maritime Institute works with many international and local organizations to offer students internships and co-op opportunities
Supply chain management integrates all activities associated with the flow of materials and information from product start to customers. Examples include order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and logistics, and the costs and information systems supporting these activities. Particular application is made to global logistics systems supporting port and maritime activities. Supply chain relationships can be improved through effective integration of management and via such technologies as the World Wide Web, electronic data exchange, and enterprise resource planning (ERP). (cross-listed with BNAL 441) Prerequisites: OPMT 303, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.
Examines the management of seaports in the movement of cargo throughput. It presents concepts related to design, organization, administration, and operation of ports. It discusses issues involved in planning, investment, communication systems, congestion, pollution, safety, security; intermodal transportation; water and land accessibility; and port competition and cooperation to improve customer service. Prerequisites: For MSCM majors, the prerequisite is MSCM 370; for other business majors, the prerequisites are ECON 201S and ECON 202S; for nonbusiness majors, the prerequisites are ECON 201S and ECON 202S or permission of the instructor; all students must have a declared major or permission of the College of Business dean's office.
This course is designed to investigate the strategic role of distribution center and material management in the supply chain. Course content includes the analysis of distribution center operations through the study of design, system selection, and layout configuration as well as the evaluation of material handling and inventory management options. Prerequisites: OPMT 303.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Maritime & Supply Chain Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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